Historically, the Apple Mac has been known to be one of the safest and most secure operating systems when it comes to viruses and malware. But times have changed and Macs are becoming more and more susceptible to a wide range of malicious software. Luckily, the new threats to Macs have also spawned new security software specifically designed for the Mac. Below, we review the top Mac security software suites based on protection, price, performance and ease of use. Check out the reviews to find a security software suite that fits you and gives your Mac the protection it needs.
*Averaged 2010/2011 scores for each company's antivirus/anti-malware product by independent testing agency AV-Comparatives. Score indicates overall effectiveness in a variety of tests over time. † indicates that company did not take part in all tests. See reviews for details.
**Score indicates impact of antivirus product on system performance. Average of performance tests by AV-Comparatives.
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